Gift Guide: For The Whole Family

December 1, 2016

It is OFFICIALLY the Christmas season!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ (I’ve been celebrating since the beginning of November, but don’t mind me.) ๐Ÿ˜‰ย Every weekย leading up to Christmas, Iโ€™ll be sharing a gift guide for a certain group of people (click here to see all the gift guides). All of us seem to have a few people that stump us every year, so I hope these gift guides will help you figure out what to get those people in your life! This week,ย I’ve got a special one up my sleeve; it’s aย gift guide: for the whole family! ๐Ÿ™‚

Gift Guide: For The Whole Family

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I come from a big family. When I was growing up, some friends and family of ours didn’t buy each of us an individual gift; instead, they bought our whole family a gift to share. It seems like kids would each want a gift of their own, but I really looked forward to these gifts because I knew it was something that my family and I would enjoyย together! Whether it’s for financial, practical, or thoughtful reasons, a whole family gift is a great way to celebrate Christmas with people that you love! Since a whole family gift has to appeal to different ages, generations, and genders, it can be a little tricky. But never fear, I’ve got a whole list of gifts that areย PERFECT for the whole family! ๐Ÿ™‚

  1. Cranium 3-1 Game Boardย (this was my family’s favorite game)
  2. Undivided: A Family Devotional
  3. Signature Brands Holiday Popcorn Tin
  4. Casting Keepsakes Intertwined Family Hands DIY Casting Kit
  5. SleepytimePJs Family Matching Pajama Setsย (perfect for young children)
  6. NERF N-Strike Elite Team Pack of Four Blasters
  7. Wilton Mini Village Gingerbread House Kit
  8. Rock Band 4 Band-In-A-Box Bundle
  9. Their favorite TV series on DVDย (especially if it isn’t on TV anymore!)
  10. Snowtime Anytime Indoor Snowball Fight
  11. Box-O-Snacks Super Candy Variety Box
  12. K’NEX 70 Model Building Set
  13. Sunbeam Mini Donut and Brownie Makerย (what family wouldn’t want this??)
  14. Franklin Sports Recreational Volleyball and Badminton Set
  15. The Peanuts Movie
  16. Back to the Roots Water Garden Fish Tank
  17. Splosh Create Your Own Bucket Listย (this would be so much fun!)
  18. Hasbro Pie Face Game
  19. Playskool Play-Dohย Gift Set Bundle
  20. A gift card to their favorite restaurant or movie theater (great for big families)

Be sure to check out our other gift guides while youโ€™re here!

Gift Guide: For Men

Gift Guide: For Women

Gift Guide: For Runners

Gift Guide: For Teachers

Gift Guide: For College Students

Gift Guide: For The Whole Family

Now itโ€™s your turn.ย What would you add to this list? Parents, what would you love for people to give to your whole family?

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27 Comments

  • Summer @ Coffee With Summer

    December 1, 2016 at 10:14 am

    AH! Love that you did a family orientated gift guide, Abbey! So smart and intentional. I feel as I’m getting older and friends have kids that it’s hard to buy separate, so buying for the whole family is easier!

    1. Abbey

      December 1, 2016 at 11:21 am

      Thanks, Summer! ๐Ÿ™‚ You are so right! We have 4 nieces/nephews, and we bought one gift for them this year! Definitely have to be more intentional, but I know they’ll love it! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Rachel

    December 1, 2016 at 10:34 am

    Such awesome picks! I love the idea of fun gifts for the whole fam!

    1. Abbey

      December 1, 2016 at 11:22 am

      Thanks, Rachel! It’s definitely fun to give whole family gifts! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Sabrina

    December 1, 2016 at 11:02 am

    This is such an awesome gift guide. I love Granium and the matching pj’s. Definitely my favorites!

    1. Abbey

      December 1, 2016 at 11:18 am

      Thanks, Sabrina! Cranium was our favorite family game when I was growing up! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Kristin

    December 1, 2016 at 12:05 pm

    Love, love, love this! All great ideas. I’m expanding our Christmas Eve tradition this year to include a family gift; this will be so helpful! ๐Ÿ˜Š

    1. Abbey

      December 1, 2016 at 12:10 pm

      Thanks, Kristin! That sounds so great! ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m excited that it was helpful for you!

  • Rose

    December 1, 2016 at 12:08 pm

    Great idea for a gift guide! It’s so fun to have new activities the whole family will enjoy.

    1. Abbey

      December 1, 2016 at 12:10 pm

      Thanks, Rose! ๐Ÿ™‚ I totally agree!

  • Shann Eva

    December 1, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    Such a great gift guide! Family games are awesome, and we love the Peanuts movie too. I would love to all get matching pajamas.

    1. Abbey

      December 1, 2016 at 3:04 pm

      Thanks, Shann! I’m liking the idea of matching pajamas, too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Heather with WELLFITandFED

    December 1, 2016 at 3:18 pm

    I love gift guides!! This is great . ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you for curating this.

    1. Abbey

      December 1, 2016 at 3:57 pm

      Thanks, Heather! I’m glad you liked it! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Joy

    December 1, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    I want Pie Face Game SO bad!!! I should have my in-laws pick it up for our visit over Christmas! Thank you for reminding me of that! These ideas are perfect.

    1. Abbey

      December 2, 2016 at 10:06 am

      Awesome, Joy! I hope they get it for you! Thanks for checking it out! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Adriana Renee

    December 2, 2016 at 11:01 am

    Oooo I didn’t even think of buying gifts for my family as a whole! Such a great idea!

    1. Abbey

      December 2, 2016 at 11:04 am

      Thanks, Adriana! ๐Ÿ™‚ I think it could be great for you!

  • Tianna

    December 2, 2016 at 11:46 am

    what a fun gift guide! I love the mini donut maker ๐Ÿ˜€ thanks for sharing these ideas!

    1. Abbey

      December 2, 2016 at 11:56 am

      Thanks, Tianna! ๐Ÿ™‚ I really like that one, too!

  • Elizabeth Johnson

    December 2, 2016 at 9:06 pm

    Cranium is so fun to play! We always make such great memories while playing that game. The Peanuts movie is also a fun gift! We have it and my daughter is obsessed. It is such a cute movie!

    1. Abbey

      December 3, 2016 at 11:12 am

      Thanks, Elizabeth! ๐Ÿ™‚ It was a favorite of my family’s, as well! ๐Ÿ™‚ I’d definitely love to get that movie!

  • Mistle

    December 3, 2016 at 9:25 am

    This is a great round up of gifts!! Sometimes it hard to buy gifts for everyone in the family, so this idea is perfect!

    1. Abbey

      December 3, 2016 at 11:12 am

      Thanks, Mistle! ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m glad it was helpful for you! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Shaylynn @ Beneath the Cherry Tree

    December 3, 2016 at 9:40 am

    Abbey! These are SO much fun! Your gift guides all are so full of unique but awesome ideas. Thanks for putting it all together! I hope your December has started off great!

    1. Abbey

      December 3, 2016 at 11:13 am

      Thanks, Shaylynn! I try to find out of the box gifts that I think people would love! I’m glad I’m being successful! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Rebekah

    December 6, 2016 at 4:28 pm

    We love K’nex! My boys like to build their own trucks and then we have a demolition derby. ๐Ÿ™‚ So fun!
    I can’t wait til we can do family gifts with my siblings. We do couples gifts now and that is fun but I can’t wait to get something for other littles too. ๐Ÿ™‚

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